Junipero Serra First Edition California's Founding Father
Biography of Franciscan priest Junipero Serra (1713-1784), born on the Spanish-owned island of Mallorca. Traces Serra’s career as an educator and his migration to Mexico, where he enforced the Inquisition. Chronicles his efforts to build missions in California and convert the natives to Catholicism.
Steven W. Hackel
- Original Publisher:
Hill and Wang